Glen Cummings, “Negotiating Urban Nature”

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Glen Cummings, designer and partner at MTWTF, presents recent collaborative engagements with urban nature through the ongoing Safari 7 project (iterations launching in Sao Paulo, Hong Kong and Shenzhen this fall) and Newark’s Riverfront Park.

Glen Cummings is the founding partner and creative director of MTWTF, a graphic design studio based in Long Island City specializing in collaborative communication systems, whose current clients include Lincoln Center Theater; Columbia University School of Architecture; among others. Glen is the current vice-president of AIGA NY, a Design Trust for Public Space fellow, and founder of GDNYC, a consortium of designer and educators that promote design research in New York City. Prior to founding MTWTF Glen worked as designer and senior art director at 2×4,inc. in New York City designing and directing projects for MTV, Vitra, Prada, Chanel, the Dallas Center for The Performing Arts, The New York Academy of Sciences, The Robin Hood Foundation, Endeavor Talent Agency and the Muhammad Ali Center. Glen’s work has been exhibited or presented by the Museum of Modern Art, The New Museum, The Venice Architecture Biennale, the Van Alen Institute, Architecture League and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Each lecture is followed by a lively Q&A session and refreshments in the D-Crit Reading Room. Thanks to the support of our partner, Mailchimp, lectures are free and open to the public, but you do need to register to reserve your space.

Event Information

When: 8 Oct 2013, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Where: SVA MFA Design Criticism Department, 136 West 21 Street, 2nd Floor
Price: Free (registration is required)

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